How to Apply
The Medical Imaging Program admits classes in January. The application deadline for January enrollment is April 15 or when qualified student capacity has been reached.
To be considered for admission, all applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 or higher and must include the following:
- A high school diploma or state-authorized examination (e.g., General Educational Development Certificate (GED) High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) and the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). Home-schooled students must have a diploma from an accredited home school association, or have met requirements for the GED or other state-authorized examination.
- An earned grade of “C” or better in the subjects and units listed below:
- English: 4 units
- Social Studies: 3 units
- Mathematics: 3 units, including Algebra I
- Science: 3 units, including Physics or Chemistry/Lab (Physics is preferred)
- Documentation of a high school or collegiate cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher. The most recent GPA will be used in the admission decision.
- Successful completion of an interview, which is granted by the Program to the best-qualified candidates.
- SAT: 500 in each section; ACT composite of 19, Essay score of 7 or higher.
- Exceptions to the SAT/ACT requirement will be considered on an individual basis.
- TOEFL* paper-based score of 560 or internet-based score of 83 (*if applicable).
- Two recommendations using the official School of Health Sciences reference form.
- Please note: Applicants will need to use the official School of Health Sciences reference forms. The reference forms for the MI Program should be completed by a current or past employer, a supervisor, a teacher/instructor, a counselor and/or clergy.
Applicants may be required to validate minimum admission requirements through college level coursework.
Decisions regarding acceptable reference form materials, college coursework, challenge examination results, and aptitude test scores will be at the discretion of the admissions committee.
In addition to the minimum requirements for Medical Imaging admissions, candidates who demonstrate “above average” educational potential will be considered for preferred admission based on the following criteria:
- Documentation of a high school or collegiate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The most recent GPA will be used in the admission decision.
- An earned “B” or better in college-level coursework in Mathematics, Biology, English or Communications.
- Recommendations: “recommend with confidence” rating.
- Exemplary demonstration of communication and interpersonal skills during the formal admission interview. The Admission Committee offers formal interviews to the strongest candidates in the active applicant pool.
Final selection is the responsibility of the Medical Imaging Program Admissions Committee.
Acceptance is contingent upon submitting post-acceptance documents and fees in accordance with established deadlines. Please refer to Post-Acceptance Requirements.
Admission into the Medical Imaging Program is highly competitive. For this reason, the Admissions Committee operates in accordance with a selective admission process, which means the best-qualified applicants each year receive consideration for admission.
- The Admissions Committee strongly suggests that applicants complete their file well in advance of the April 15 application deadline.
- Formal admission interviews are also required.
- Admission interviews may begin as early as February for academically qualified candidates.
- A numerical evaluation system is used during the admissions process to objectively determine the suitability of each candidate. Final selection is the responsibility of the Program’s Admissions Committee.
- Typically, candidates will be notified of acceptance by August 15 for spring enrollment. Final acceptance into the Medical Imaging program requires that accepted students complete the post-acceptance requirements according to the established deadlines.
- The Medical imaging Program does not offer deferment of admission. Applicants who experience a change in personal circumstances which warrants a delay in admission date are encouraged to re-apply.